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Ruben Kun : biography

30 March 1942 -

HE Ruben James Kun (born 30 March 1942) is a political figure from the Pacific nation of Nauru and was President of the Republic of Nauru.

Early career

Ruben Kun is a lawyer by training.

He has been Speaker of the Nauruan Parliament.Europa World Year book 1985

Kun served as finance minister, prior to assuming Presidential office.


Under the Pacific Solution asylum policy, Australia has an arrangement with Nauru that allows asylum seekers arriving in Australia to be detained on the island. Kun is now representing detainees in a case before the nation's Supreme Court.

President of Nauru

Kun succeeded Kennan Adeang as President of Nauru from 19 December 1996 to 13 February 1997, and was himself succeeded in that office by Kinza Clodumar.

Living octopus

Living octopus

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